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2 Nights of Camping, Beginner Rafting Class 1 and Class 2 rapids, Cliff Diving, and Hot Springs! Carpool from Wooly Mammoth Parking Lot near Denver to the Camp site at Radium Hot Springs. Carpool from Wolly Mammoth Lot in Morrison. *Split gas equally with driver.($20 is average) Day 1 Depart 4:15 Arrive 6:30 Hike to Radium 1.5 miles moderate (must carry camping equipment to dispersed camping site) 7:15 Setup Camp 7:45 Cliff Diving 8:30 Hot Spring Day 2 7 A.M. Eat and clean up.(leave equipment at own risk at site) 8:30 A.M. Depart for rafting 9 A.M. Launch 🚀 Rafting starting point Pumphouse 12 Noon stop off at Hot Spring for lunch. 45 min 5 P.M. Dock at Rancho Del Rio 5:30 BBQ at Rancho Del Rio (Bring what you will cook. 7 P.M Head Black to Campsite parking 7:30 hike to campsite from parking 1.5 miles moderate 8 P.M. Hot Spring Day 3 7 A.M. Breakfast and cleanup campsite.(final breakdown) 8 A.M. Hike back load camping gear 8:30 Depart 9 A.M. raft Launch 🚀 at Rancho Del Rio 12 Noon stop for Rail Road Ghost town tour & lunch(bring own lunch 45 min) 3:30 Dock at Two Bridges 4 P.M. Eat and Cleanup 5 P.M. Head back to Morrison Park m Ride Arrive around 7:30 at Park n Ride CAMPSITE GEAR Tent, poles, stakes Tent footprint (ground cover for under your tent) Extra tarp or canopy Sleeping bag for each camper Sleeping pad for each camper Repair kit for pads, mattress, tent, tarp Pillows Extra blankets Chairs Headlamps or flashlights (extra batteries) Lantern Lantern fuel or batteries What should I bring on rafting trips? Here's a list of items to remember to bring: SUN GLASSES, preferably with croakies or some means of securing them from falling. SUN SCREEN and BRIMMED HAT. (Baseball caps are OK) T-SHIRTS and SHORTS or FAST DRYING PANTS. Swim suits are fine. You can count on getting wet. We have found that cotton, particularly blue jeans, remain wet and uncomfortable. TEVAS, SANDALS, or OLD TENNIS SHOES. You will be walking on the river banks and foot protection is necessary. Should you choose to swim or wade, the river bottom can have unseen rocks or sticks. SWEATER and LIGHT WATER RESISTANT JACKET. (Synthetic, fleece and wool materials generally provide warmth even when wet) Afternoon showers are common and temperatures can vary throughout the day. Our guides will provide you with rain wear as well as dry storage bags if needed. DRY CLOTHES AND SHOES FOR AFTER THE TRIP Any PERSONAL MEDICATIONS. WATER BOTTLE. You may wish to fill it with lemonade or your own personal water supply. WATERPROOF CAMERA. You'll be rafting through some of the most beautiful country in the state of Colorado. You may also have the opportunity to photograph wildlife including muledeer, elk and eagles. You may put your wallets and other valuables in one of our dry bags on the raft if you wish. Try to bring as few valuables as possible for we cannot be responsible for them. Rafting on the Colorado River from Pump House to Two Bridges. 🛶🤙🏻
Contact Jason[masked] We Will meet at State Highway 26, Golden, CO 80401 Mammoth lot! We will carpool! $5 donation for event. It is $20 a car to enter park. The hike to Mills Lake begins from the Glacier Gorge Trailhead, located on Bear Lake Road almost 8 miles from the turn-off at Highway 36. Due to the extreme popularity of the Bear Lake Road area you may want to consider using the free park shuttle to access the trailhead during peak tourist season. Roughly one-quarter of a mile from the parking area, just after crossing Chaos Creek, the trail briefly converges with the Glacier Creek Trail. After walking a very short distance the Glacier Creek Trail splits off to the right and heads toward Bear Lake. To continue on towards Mills Lake hikers should turn left at this junction. alberta-fallsAt just over eight-tenths of a mile hikers will reach Alberta Falls, one of the more popular hiking destinations in the park. This scenic 30-foot waterfall thunders down a small gorge on Glacier Creek, and is named after Alberta Sprague, the wife of Abner Sprague, one of the original settlers in the Estes Park area. The next section of trail, between Alberta Falls and Mills Junction, was rehabilitated by the National Park Service and the Rocky Mountain Conservancy as part of a major, multi-year project that was completed in 2012. At 1.6 miles hikers will arrive at the North Longs Peak Trail junction. To continue on towards your destination hikers should turn right here. About a half-mile further up the trail you'll reach Mills Junction. Straight ahead is the Loch Vale Trail which leads to The Loch and Sky Pond, while the side trail branching off to the right leads up to Lake Haiyaha. As part of the same trail rehabilitation project, this unimproved route was also upgraded in an effort to make it safer and easier to follow as it travels towards the lake. To continue on towards Mills Lake hikers should turn left at this junction. After a short distance the trail crosses over Vale Brook, at which point you'll enter the majestic Glacier Gorge. At 2.4 miles you'll cross over Glacier Creek. Just before crossing the footbridge you might notice a faint social trail on your right. After walking roughly 40 yards along this path you'll reach the base of a small waterfall known as Glacier Falls. At just over 2.6 miles hikers will reach the foot of Mills Lake, a beautiful subalpine lake nestled just below Half Mountain. From its eastern shore, looking from left to right, you'll have outstanding views of the Keyboard of the Winds, 13,497-foot Pagoda Mountain, 13,579-foot Chiefs Head Peak and 12,668-foot Thatchtop Mountain. A fairly large rocky area along the edge of the lake makes this a great location for a picnic.-reference http://www.rockymountainhikingtrails.com/mills-lake.htm
Maroon Bells boasts some of the most spectacular views in Colorado. Located in Aspen, Colorado about 4 hours from Denver. Meet at 7:50 A.M. at Wolly Mammoth Lot in Morrison, Colorado. Depart by 8 A.M. Arrive in Aspen at noon. Find Camping spot at Maroon Bell Crater Lake 1.8 mile from trail head Hike and Enjoy scenery Sunday 7 A.M. Eat and Clean up 7:30 hike Head out by noon. *Carpool please split gas & park entry fee with driver. *If we cannot drive in bus will be $8 *Donation of $20 to group organizer pay at event. Covers two days of membership to group.
FRIDAY Meet at Wolly Mammoth and Depart 4 P.M. (roughly 6-7 hour drive) If carpooling split cost with driver beer is not gas money. BYOB Arrive at 10 P.M. to setup Camp and (we can drive up to the lake and camp anywhere around the lakes.)It will be dark so bring head lamp and lights. 💡 Some of us may go into town for a few drinks after setting up camp. SATURDAY 7 A.M. Breakfast and Clean up 8:30 A.M. Head to Bridal Veil Trail Starting Point by car 9 A.M. Hike Bridal Veil Trail (roughly over 3 hours)So if just want to meet up for the hike and activities! 1-2 P.M. Explore the town of telluride and eat, drink, & be merry! 5 P.M. BBQ at Lake Alta SUNDAY 7 A.M. Clean up camping site and eat. 8 A. M. Head Back to Denver